Tue.Feb 21, 2012

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Wednesday Webinar with Adobe

Kapp Notes

Doing a fun and interesting interview-type webinar tomorrow and really looking forward to it, here is a description of the event. Description. Join Dr. Allen Partridge as he interviews Dr. Karl Kapp, distinguished author and expert on simulations and games in eLearning. Dr. Kapp is a professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA and has worked with such organizations as Black and Decker, L’OREAL and Sovereign Bank as well as government agencies to help them create effective online instruction. Look for his latest book on Gamification in the Spring of 2012.

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Blogging the Mobile Learning Revolution as it Happens [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

It has been roughly two months since I left Adobe and I could not be happier with every aspect of my life. People ask me all the time what I’m going to do next and for the most part I say I still don’t know exactly, and then in a more serious note, I say that things are becoming more clear every day. I am going through this great exploratory phase where I embrace every opportunity that comes my way. I’m learning a great deal of new things and meeting great, supportive people along the way. One of those topics is this mobile thing we are witnessing. What can you do now? hope you join me.

How Big Data Will Reshape eLearning — and the Future of Work

Mindflash

I recently attended the American Society for Training and Development’s 2012 TechKnowledge conference , where over 1,200 attendees and 70 exhibitors got together in Las Vegas to talk about training, do some networking, and discuss the future of learning and technology. Big Data is a term that you may not of heard of before but will hear a great deal of in the near future.

FastTrack for iPad - Learn Camtasia Studio 7 on the Go

Visual Lounge

Have an iPad and Camtasia Studio? TechSmith just released an app called FastTrack that lets you take the complete series of Camtasia Studio 7 tutorials anywhere your iPad can go. Get FastTrack for iPad. The app was developed as a TechSmith Labs initiative, which means it's an experiment. We're hoping to learn the answers to questions like: Is this the kind of thing customers find useful?

How to Create a Customer Training Strategy

Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download.

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The hardworking woodcutter

E-Learning Provocateur

Late last year, I stumbled upon the story of the hardworking woodcutter. It was shared by Dr Nupur Jaiswal in her article Engaging your. audience: Tips to try in Training & Development in Australia , 38(4). The story goes like this… There was a woodcutter. He used to work incredibly hard to ensure a good livelihood, but he always felt that his work was not giving him enough output. Every day he would decide to work harder and longer, but at the end of the day he would find his pile of wood smaller than the previous day. Because they fear it will impact their performance stats.

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3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing

Rapid eLearning

I know it’s hard to believe, but apparently there are many people who don’t like PowerPoint. Obviously there are a lot of bad presentations created with PowerPoint, but it seems to me the blame rests on the shoulders of the presenter and not the tool. Besides, PowerPoint’s a versatile tool that’s used for more than bad presentations. The secret is to look at PowerPoint in a different way.

Enterprise Learning Summit, DC, March 20-21

Jay Cross

The Enterprise Learning! Summit DC focuses on how executives can build smarter organizations. Over the 2 day conference, executive can access 66 experts, across 16 sessions and 20 sponsors. Executives should attend the Summit to share, network and learn from top learning leaders, analysts and experts. The Enterprise Learning! Attend the Summit and expand your horizons. NASA, Dave Carey, Ret. Often.

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The state of social collaboration

Jane Hart

“Why social collaboration? Based on proximity, people are not likely to collaborate very often if they are more than 50 feet apart”   Thomas Allen, 1977. Here’s an image  Courtesy of Central Desktop  Click the image for the  large version. Social learning

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

How to Create Interactions With Raptivity

The eLearning Coach

Review of a tool that builds interactions. Post from: The eLearning Coach How to Create Interactions With Raptivity. Reviews Software Reviews

Google is failing us: how to manage the information overflow?

Challenge to Learn

We are all struggling with the ever-increasing amount of information that we need to manage. Websites, blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, newspapers, TV, radio to name a view of the overflowing sources that we need to manage and process. Steve Rosenbaum pointed out in his key note address at DevLearn that search engines like Google become less reliable and that we have to find other ways to manage the information overflow. decided to test Google myself. entered the search term ‘Kasper Spiro’ in Google, searching for images of myself. The rest has no relation to me at all.

Five Tips for a Captivating Seller Profile

OpenSesame

If you’re a seller in the OpenSesame elearning marketplace, your profile is more than just a quick stop on your way to to selling training courses - it’s your opportunity to help customers find your courses and to feel confident about them. Here’s five essential steps to creating a great OpenSesame seller profile: Selling eLearning Courses Getting Started

The Buzz at the Sydney UnConference 16 Feb 2012

Learning Cafe

Melbourne UnConference coming in August, 2012. Please express your interest. “There were lots of opportunities to hear from the experts but also share insights with peer professionals.  It was, appropriately, an excellent learning environment and I think the structure of the streamed discussion groups helped in that. Anne Hodges -  Learning & Development Manager  AMP

Transform Your Video Strategy for Enterprise Learning & Communication

We sat down with Tom Clancy, former CLO of EMC, to discuss the role of video in the future of enterprise learning and communication.